Ferncast is revolutionizing the broadcast industry with its software-driven audio transmission solutions.


Ferncast is revolutionizing the broadcast industry with its software-driven audio transmission solutions.

Ferncast was selected to present its innovative audio transmission solutions at the IRT FIT-PRO19 in Munich.

Online PR News -11 December 2019 – Aachen, Germany

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With 60 years of experience, the IRT is an internationally renowned research and competence center for broadcast and media technology. They research, observe and develop new technologies in the digital audiovisual media, always with the goal to strategically adjust the broadcast idea to new market environments and requirements. The IRT FIT-PRO19 took place in Munich on the 3rdand 4thDecember and focused this year on live audio streaming and how the production has to adapt to it.

Ferncast had the opportunity to present fernStation a powerful 2 RU codec device powered by aixtream-software at the IRT FIT-PRO19. As the future of broadcast technology moves rapidly into server installations and virtual machine solutions by removing embedded products, Ferncast invested all its resources into the aixtream-software scheme in order to have a solution which runs on dedicated servers and virtualized machines as well as dedicated hardware equally well. Now, aixtream has turned into an all-rounder for digital audio transmission and transcoding. Its scalability from 1 to multiple hundreds of streams, its flexibility in terms of supported formats and standards and its ability to grow over time with the broadcaster’s requirements, result in an extremely powerful solution for OTT, DVB, SIP, DAB EDI/IP, transcoding and capturing applications.

“Ferncast develops scalable software solutions for all, absolutely all, live audio applications” explained Dr. Hauke Krüger, CEO of Ferncast, at the FIT-PRO19, “which means for all applications: digital playout, OB vans, reporting, voice-over, studios, and also security agencies while supporting all transmission and streaming protocols as well as all kinds of transcoding.”

 Ferncast is looking forward to presenting aixtream to the wider market to bring live audio streaming to the next level.

 About Ferncast GmbH: Ferncast is a team of dynamic developers in digital media signal processing and systems engineering from Aachen, Germany. Lead by Dr. Hauke Krüger, who is already known through multiple publications in the areas of digital signal processing, including significant contributions to the Opus codec algorithm, the Ferncast team develops new solutions to revolutionize the broadcasting industry. The capable minds of Ferncast include skilled experts from Germany’s leading technical universities. Ferncast’s first project is the development and release of a suite of software solutions to enable broadcasters to eschew traditional hardware audio codecs in their audio transmission.

 You can visit their newly redesigned website to discover aixtream: www.ferncast.com/aixtream

  Contact info:

Virginie Davin Danker


tel: +491622689389





Written by Virginie Danker

Virginie studied at the EDHEC Business School in France and received her degree as Master-Marketing She has a lot of experience in the telecommunication industry and has lived in places all over the world, including Paris, Helsinki, Buenos Aires and Amsterdam before joining the Ferncast team in Germany as Marketing Manager. She is responsible for all marketing activities and planning, as well as being our PR contact at Ferncast.

January 19, 2020

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